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  1. Thread: Permissions

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    Re: Permissions

    Yep. Tried it mapped and directly. Running as admin and normal. Vb programs give error 70. Other programs no issue. Super weird.
  2. Thread: Permissions

    by Darkbob
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    Permissions

    Here's a good one for you smart people to solve. I've got a VB6 program that's been running just fine. The user runs a Windows 10 PC acting as a server with a shared folder. The folder permissions...
  3. Thread: VBGold

    by Darkbob
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    Re: VBGold

    Nice find. It works well with basic controls. Not so well with Tabs or custom controls unfortunately. When you switch tabs, for example, they end up blank. Plus it doesn't have an "enabled"...
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    Re: Visual Component Manager

    Sounds like something I don't need. It's gone and so are my problem. Thanks!
  5. Thread: VBGold

    by Darkbob
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    Re: VBGold

    Yep. I hear you. I found a program called ResizerOCX from Larcom and Young. It appears to work just as well as the one from VBGold. It's only available on ComponentSource and only for another...
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    Re: Visual Component Manager

    Thanks for the reply. I finally gave up and did a re-install of VB6 and the problem went away.

    Edit: Thought I had it fixed with the reinstall. But the problem came back. I unchecked the...
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    [RESOLVED] Visual Component Manager

    I have "Visual Component Manager" set to load on startup. When I launch VB6, something called "Data View" throws a weird error. I get an error "Method '~' of object '~' failed". If I disable...
  8. Thread: VBGold

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    Re: VBGold

    I finally got a reply. Turns out when you replace your hard drive (I went from HD to SSD) the "product ID" on their controls change. So you have to send them the new product ID and they will...
  9. Thread: VBGold

    by Darkbob
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    VBGold

    Hey guys. I've been trying to reach support at a company called VBGold for a while now with no luck. They were really big at one point making a few awesome commercial OCX's for VB. The web site is...
  10. Thread: Resizer

    by Darkbob
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    Re: Resizer

    Uggggh. Doesn't seem like any easy way to fix a project with hundreds of forms and literally thousands of controls. So basically no way to fix my program. :(
  11. Thread: Resizer

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    Resizer

    Hey people. I've been lazy. I purchased a commercial resize OCX. Just pop it on your form and presto your forms look great regardless of the monitor and resolution. Love it.

    Problem is when I...
  12. Re: CommonControls (Replacement of the MS common controls)

    Well if the purpose of a demo is to show you how easy it will be to use... mission accomplished. The instructions are hidden on GitHub? You have to Google menifest creation in order to try out the...
  13. Re: CommonControls (Replacement of the MS common controls)

    I had to google registering a TLB... never heard of TLB's and I have no clue on how to register them. I can't see it mentioned anywhere in the readme. But I googled, found out how to register a TLB...
  14. Re: CommonControls (Replacement of the MS common controls)

    Problem:

    1) Download Demo from first post in this thread
    2) Copy contents of OLEGuids to Windows\System32
    3) Open VB6
    4) Open ComCtlsDemo.vbp (loads without issue)
    5) Run

    VB6 closes
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    Re: [RESOLVED] SP6 - Windows 10 - Fails to Install

    Old thread but no clue why it's marked as resolved. It wasn't. At least not until NOW! This is the definitive answer. For me anyway. :)

    First, you can try stuff on this site: ...
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    Re: Secure Web Site problem on XP

    I just updated my VM to IE8 and put in a pile of security patches and whatnot. I enabled TSL 1.2 in Advanced... did everything I could think of. IE can't access normal sites like Wikipedia. So I...
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    Re: Secure Web Site problem on XP

    Thanks for the reply. I was just trying to show that there's an underlying problem with Windows XP when accessing HTTPS sites. IE can't access the site and since VB seems to use the same...
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    Secure Web Site problem on XP

    Hey people. Looking for some of that next level genius stuff out there. I've got a VB6 program that a few of my customers run on Windows XP computers (ya I know...)

    It downloads updates and it...
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    Re: Video Capture

    OK here's a form that should work in any VB project without any crazy references or OCX's or whatever. It's basic but it will give you a list of cameras to pick from, show video on your screen and...
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    Re: Video Capture

    Genius! It worked!! That was the last piece of the puzzle I needed. I'll spend a few min here and see if I can figure out how to upload a copy of what I got going.
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    [RESOLVED] Video Capture

    Hey guys... I'm working on a Video Capture program to work with a web cam. Everything is going well except I need to get a list of all the video drivers on the machine in case there's more than one....
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Database Encryption

    Edit: Solved my first problem - you need to compile the program once to see the m_Ozip object. D'oh.

    But next problem...

    Without EncrStrength when I clicked on the zip file in Windows it...
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Database Encryption

    Hey wqweto ... thanks for the tips. I found the demo project in the archive. Very nice! Thanks for the help.
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    Re: Database Encryption

    Hey! Thanks so much. I had never heard of ZipArchive. I'll check that out right away!
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    Re: Database Encryption

    I finally gave up and just had the customer install 7-Zip. First I popped up a screen with an animated GIF playing. Next I passed the password to 7Zip using a shell execute to a hidden window and a...
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    Zip with Password

    Hey People. I am trying to do a bit more security for backup files. Some nice folks in the forum suggested Zipping the files before storing them on a flash drive. Good idea. But how?!?

    I've...
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    Re: Database Encryption

    Both excellent suggestions. Just wondering if there was a more secure update or patch for the DAO/Jet/whatever format.
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    [RESOLVED] Database Encryption

    Hi there. I've got an Access 2000 format database (.mdb) for a VB6 application that's stored locally on a customer's computer. I've used the default DAO Jet encryption and assigned a password to...
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    Re: Connect to a Web Database

    I eventually got connected to the database using a DSN name or whatever it's called. Ick. But after further review MySQL is way too different from SQL Server. The project just isn't worth trying...
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    Re: Connect to a Web Database

    Bit of follow-up. I installed the ODBC Driver for MySQL. Then I ran the ODBC Data Source Administrator and set up an ODBC connection called MyCustomers. It passes the test. Finally I ran...
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    [RESOLVED] Connect to a Web Database

    Hey guys. Need a bit of help here. I had my database with a Windows host and it was working fine but too many limits on the hosting plan. I've changed over to a Linux host and they only have...
  32. Re: Search All Columns in an SQL database quickly?

    Hey guys... finally got around to finishing this. I'm sure this is all super basic easy stuff for you but I'm brand new to SLQ. Maybe this will help another Noob.

    Here's my multi-column search. ...
  33. Re: Search All Columns in an SQL database quickly?

    Thanks very much! I think I can narrow down the number of fields to common ones like name, address, customer ID and phone numbers.

    So just to be clear I would replace fieldlist with * if I want...
  34. Re: Search All Columns in an SQL database quickly?

    I had assumed the server would have an option to search the entire table for a string. But the question is how?
  35. Re: Search All Columns in an SQL database quickly?

    First off, thanks for taking the time to reply.

    I realize the code above is not efficient. If it was efficient I wouldn't have asked for a better method.

    But as for the Why... I want to be...
  36. Search All Columns in an SQL database quickly?

    Hey guys. I am moving my data from a local MDB to a server on the internet.

    I want to find a text string but I don't know what column it is in. So maybe I'm searching an address or a phone...
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    Re: SQL Delete?

    Excellent! It worked perfectly!!

    Now... how do I undelete them?






    Just Kidding! :)
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    Re: SQL Delete?

    Now that sounds promising! Could you show me in a super short code example?
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    [RESOLVED] SQL Delete?

    Hey guys... I'd like to delete all records from a table without stepping through the table.

    Using DAO there was an "execute" statement. So you could say Db.Execute "Delete * from MyTable"
    ...
  40. Thread: Orbiting balls

    by Darkbob
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    Re: Orbiting balls

    That's amazing work! I know simulating 2 bodies with gravity in space isn't all that hard but I thought simulating 3 bodies (the 3 body problem) was almost unsolvable with anything less than a super...
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